March is National Disability Awareness Month

March is national Disability Awareness Month. In Indiana, more than 19 percent of the state’s population are children and adults with disabilities. The goal of the month-long observance is to increase awareness of those who have disabilities while also promoting inclusion and independence for all people. This year’s theme is...

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2016 Board Members, Officers Announced

The Carey Services board of directors recently approved the 2016 board of directors and board officers. Keith Newman was re-elected chairperson after having served as chairperson in 2015 and after having served two previous terms as vice chairperson. Eric Walts, who served two terms as chairperson, was re-elected immediate past...

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Carey Services Receives Additional NAP Tax Credits

Carey Services has been awarded an additional $3,552 in Neighborhood Assistance Program tax credits it can offer to donors through March 31, 2016. If credits are not sold in time, eligibility for future credits might be impacted. NAP is a program that provides Indiana tax credits to not-for-profit organizations for...

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10th Annual Duck Race Day Announced

The annual Carey Services Duck Race, which has become an early-summer tradition in Grant County, will be June 25 at the Marion Splash House. You can get check on current race details here. This year is the event’s 10th anniversary of having fun and raising money to help people with disabilities. As...

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Latest Disability Awareness Column Posted in Marion Newspaper

The Marion Chronicle-Tribune has begun publishing a monthly column on disability awareness issues that will be written by Carey Services’ staff members. The latest column, which appeared Jan 30, focused on disability inclusion in the light of the Martin Luther King Jr., annual observance. It is published here in its entirety....

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Carey Services Releases FY2015 Annual Report

Carey Services has released its annual report for Fiscal Year 2015. With a theme of “Defining Change,” the report details how the agency spent much of FY 2015 planning for changes that took effect on July 1, 2015. The report also graphically shows the impact the agency’s work had on...

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Support Carey Services on Giving Tuesday

Have you marked your calendar for Giving Tuesday this year? Giving Tuesday is a global day dedicated to celebrating generosity, philanthropy and giving back that will be observed December 1st. This holiday season each $500 donation to Carey Services will provide an assistive technology device to help an individual with...

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Carey Services Receives Three-Year Accreditation

Carey Services officials announced the agency has successfully completed a major accreditation, receiving the maximum three-year accreditation achievement through CARF International. The accreditation validates the high quality of services the agency provides to individuals with disabilities in several Indiana counties. This is the eighth consecutive three-year accreditation Carey Services has...

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Carey Services Honors Three Employers for Hiring Practices

Carey Services presented Walmart with a plaque in appreciation of the store’s efforts to employ people with disabilities. Pictured (from left) are: Employment Specialist Tim Kendrick, Store Assistant Manager Dennis Bole, Store Manager Yvonne Truong and Employment Services Manager Andrea Womack.     Carey Services has recognized three Grant County...

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